Ye Olde Mill - Home of Velvet Ice Cream
Each year, Ye Olde Mill attracts 150,000 nature and ice cream enthusiasts from all over the country. Ye Olde Mill, on 20 picturesque acres nestled in the gently rolling hills and forests of lovely Licking County, is the perfect spot for family fun, reunions, weddings, and more.
Activities include: Visitors Center with hourly tours, Ohio's only ice cream museum, Ice cream production viewing gallery, 1817 Ice Cream Parlor, The Mill Room Restaurant, Gift Shop, Weekend family entertainment, Picnic park and shelter houses, Children's playground, Nature trails, Farm animal petting zoo Buckeye tree grove.
All of Velvet Ice Cream's Factory tours begin at the visitors Center on the hour.
May - October our hours are:
Monday - Friday 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
*** Large groups, such as school groups, nursing home groups,tour buses and any group larger than 15 should call ahead to schedule a tour with our tour director. Please call 1-800-589-5000 to schedule your tour today!! ALL GROUPS WELCOME
During your tour you will learn about:
The history of the mill, How the mill was a stop on the underground railroad, The mill in the 1800's grained corn, wheat and flour was a gathering place for the town folk to find out the towns news and get help for their farms.